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Mr. Ronald Corke, President of Torpedoes Swim Team TT, is the holder of ASA Assist Teacher certificate, ASA Certify Teacher certificate and an ASCA level 1 & 2 Coaches Certificate. Mr. Corke began his aquatic career at the tender age of 18 years as a Learn to Swim Instructor. He established and has been operating his own swim club since 1994. As the President and Owner of Torpedoes Swim Team TT, formerly known as Hammer Heads Swim Club, Mr. Corke remains committed to positioning Torpedoes Swim Team as the leading Competitive Swim Team in Trinidad and Tobago.
Mr. Corke held the position of National Head Coach for the Trinidad and Tobago National Swim Team three (3) times and held the position of Assistant Coach National Coach on four (4) on occasions for the Trinidad and Tobago, CCCAN, CISC, Carifta and Goodwill National Teams.
Mr. Corke’s Philosophy as an individual is to lead by example and to be an excellent role model to all. As a Coach and President of Torpedoes Swim Team TT, Mr. Corke’s goals for his swimmers are to learn and develop proper swimming technique, commitment, and self-confidence in the sport. Mr. Corke creates an atmosphere where the student and athlete continuously improves and learns through structured practice with consistent feedback.
Our Competitive Swim program recognizes the importance of encouraging our Swimmers to participate at Competitive events locally, regionally and internationally. This level encompasses a framework for the development of the swimmer’s mental, psychological, nutritional and physical capabilities for this level of swimming. Periodization of training volume, intensity and technique focused to racing.
Kevin Yohan John
Mr. John has over 20 years of coaching, teaching and developing swimmers from ages 5 to adult.
He is qualified at a National and International with the following certifications:
ASCA certified lvl. 1 and 2
Red Cross first responder CPR certified
Red Cross first responder AED certified
C.S.M.E (Caribbean certificate of recognition)
CPR/AED for the professional rescuer (American Red Cross)
Lifeguarding/First Aid (American Red Cross)
Lifesaving I Program
Participants enhance their problem-solving skills and decision-making skills. Candidates learn CPR and start developing lifesaving skills (in preparation for lifeguard duties).
Lifesaving I is excellent preparation for success in the Lifesaving II program and provides a fun introduction to the lifesaving sport. (10 hr.): develops swimming proficiency, lifesaving skill and personal fitness. Candidates refine their stroke mechanics, acquire self-rescue skills, and apply fitness principles in training workouts.
Prerequisite: None (Lifeguard Introductory Program recommended).
Evaluation & certification: Certificate awarded upon successful completion of the program and candidate evaluation.